Bits and pieces of the world in one land.
Canada’s wide diversity of biomes gives rise to landscapes that closely resemble those from other countries. It’s as if Canada took the beautiful bits and pieces of the Earth and glued them together into a single piece of land. Such is a perfect complement to the country’s characteristic multiculturalism.
This makes Canada a great travel destination because you get the same fulfilled sense of wanderlust that you’d get from travelling across the world. Here are 10 surreal places in Canada that will make you feel like you’re in another country:
Bruce Peninsula, Ontario – Calas Cove, Spain
Bruce Peninsula in Ontario and Calas Cove in Spain share similar green-covered cliffs that overlook a white sandy beach and crystal blue waters.
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia – Monterey, USA
Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia and Monterey in the US are both characterized by tall, forested hills carved by winding, scenic roads.
Cavendish Beach, PEI – Red Beach, Greece
Cavendish Beach in PEI and the Red Beach in Greece have the same characteristic reddish-orange sands that make them unique destinations to explore.
Flowerpot Island, Ontario – Cape Velican, Russia
Flowerpot Island in Ontario and Cape Velican in Russia feature similar rock formations, from raised monoliths to distinct holed arches.
Gros Morne, Newfoundland – Glen Coe, Scotland
Gros Morne in Newfoundland and Glen Coe in Scotland both have scenic landscapes characterized by colossal cliff formations, river valleys and lush green pastures.
Quebec City, Quebec – Eze, France
Quebec City and Eze in France share the old-world charm of European villas, with cobblestone streets lined with charming, antique buildings.
Castle Butte, Saskatchewan – Uluru, Australia
Castle Butte in Saskatchewan and Uluru in Australia are both major rock monoliths amidst flat lands in arid environments.
Kathleen Lake, Yukon – Lake Hallstatt, Austria
Kathleen Lake in the Yukon and Lake Hallstatt in Austria are both deep blue in colour and are cradled by gigantic mountain ranges.